noun, plural schiz·os.
- schizoaffective disorder,
- schizoaffective psychosis,
Origin of schizo
Origin of schizo-
Examples from the Web for schizo
The schizo CIA agent is back for more drone warfare and spycraft—this time, sans Brody and his frustratingly emo daughter.‘Homeland’ Season 4: A Stripped-Down and Surprisingly Badass Return to Form|Marlow Stern|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His most famous role, of course, is that of the schizo narrator in David Fincher's 1998 film Fight Club.
noun plural -os
before a vowel schiz-
Word Origin for schizo-
1945 (n.), slang shortening of schizophrenic. Schiz in same sense is from 1955 as a noun, 1960 as an adjective.
word-forming element meaning "division; split, cleavage," from Latinized form of Greek skhizo-, comb. form of skhizein "to split, cleave, part, separate," from PIE root *skei- "to cut, separate, divide, part, split" (see shed (v.)).